EX-FORMULA ONE star Jos Verstappen was concerned in a excessive pace crash which left the entrance of his automotive wrecked.
Verstappen, the daddy of three-time F1 champion Max, drove right into a barrier forward of his Spanish rally automotive debut.
Jos Verstappen was concerned in a excessive pace crashCredit score: Getty
Verstappen crashed his rally automotive whereas making ready for his Spanish rally automotive debutCredit score: YouTube @diegoracingvideo
Jos, proper, is the daddy of three-time F1 champion MaxCredit score: Getty
The 51-year-old was warming up for the Rally La Nucia when the crash occurred.
Verstappen was driving downhill in a Skoda Fabis RS in testing when he hit the barrier on the aspect of the highway after heading right into a right-hand bend too quick.
It resulted within the entrance of the Crimson Bull sponsored automobile being closely broken.
The steel barrier prevented Verstappen and co-driver Renaud Jamoul from flying off the cliff.
Jamoul later confirmed he and the Dutchman didn’t undergo any accidents.
The race occasion is a part of the Spanish Rally Tremendous Championship occurring in Alicante between November 2-4.
Verstappen isn’t any novice to rally vehicles, having raced within the Belgian Rally Championship whereas additionally making his World Rally Championship debut on the Ypres Rally in 2022.
He began 106 F1 Grand Prix’s over an lively profession spanning 9 years.
One of the well-known F1 incident’s of the 1990’s concerned Verstappen at Benetton.
In his first season within the sport, a hearth engulfed the pit crew when petrol sprayed out of the refuelling hose and ignited on his automotive as he got here in to refuel at a pit cease.
He has been a daily sight within the F1 paddock since his son grew to become the youngest ever F1 driver aged simply 17 in 2015.
In the meantime, Max will probably be again in motion on the F1 Brazilian Grand Prix subsequent weekend after successful every of the final three races.